Fashion Statistics

• £57.7 billion – was spent on clothing, footwear & accessories in 2015, forecasted to grow at a rate of 12.89% between 2015 to 2020 (Planet Retail, 2015)

• £26 billion – the direct contribution to the UK economy (GDP) from the UK fashion industry, up from £21billion in 2009 (Oxford Economics, 2014)

• £12.4 billion – how much the clothing and footwear market is forecasted to make in 2020 (Verdict Retail, 2015)

• £10.3 billion – men’s and women’s footwear sales in 2015, increased by 6.5% over previous year (Mintel, 2015)

• £32.2 billion – British luxury goods industry sales contribution in 2013, valuing the sector at 2.2% of the UK’s GDP, with £51.1 billion projected sales of British luxury goods by 2019. (Frontier Economics for Walpole, August 2015)

• £2.7 billion – “premium lifestyle” market worth, which is predicted to grow by 6.6% p.a (per annum) between 2014 and 2020 (PwC, 2015)

• £8.5 billion – Next PLC market value, making it the largest fashion company in the United Kingdom, followed by Marks & Spencer & the Arcadia Group (, 2015) Source



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